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Best Foods for a Healthy Heart

  By posted May 28th 2012
Healthy Living

Heart Healthy Recipes
Carrot Sticks With Roasted Red Bell Pepper Hummus


Ingredients



  • 2 large carrots, cut into sticks

  • To roast red bell pepper, lightly brush with olive oil and place on stove top or in a hot oven until the outer skin gets charred. Put this in a brown paper bag until the skin peels off. Remove the charred skins and the seeds. Cut the flesh into strips and keep aside.



For hummus, grind to a puree



  • 1 cup well cooked chickpeas (Kabuli chana)

  • 1 large roasted bell pepper cut into strips

  • 2 cloves of garlic

  • 1 tbsp tahini (sesame seed paste)

  • Juice of 1 lemon

  • ¾ tsp salt

  • Remove into a shallow bowl and garnish with 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil and finely chopped parsley.

  • (Rich in antioxidants and vitamins from coloured vegetables, rich in protein and fibre from chickpeas,  rich in healthy fats from sesame seeds and olive oil)


 

 

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